Educational Resources

The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion wants to ensure that resources are available to make your classrooms, organizations and business practices representative of the constant changing world. If you have suggestions for our library feel free to email us at


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The Triumph of Diversity

Arthur P. Ciaramicoli

Dr. Ciaramicoli analyzes prejudice by tracing it to personal origins and relates true stories of courageous individuals who have overcome hatred, cruelty and sadism to become open-minded, loving, resilient people. He re-emphasizes that we are in desperate need of those who unite rather than those who ostracize.

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Inclusion: Diversity, the New Workplace & the Will to Change

Jennifer Brown

No matter what your role—an executive, a manager, a business owner, or someone just getting started professionally—you have the power to drive change and influence organizations. Jennifer Brown’s new book, Inclusion: Diversity, the New Workplace & the Will to Change, gives you the tools to do exactly that.

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Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?

Beverly Daniel Tatum

Is self-segregation a problem to address or a coping strategy? Beverly Daniel Tatum, a renowned authority on the psychology of racism, argues that straight talk about racial identity is essential if we are serious about enabling communication across racial and ethnic divides and cooling the acrimony of national conversations about race.



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The Privileged Poor

Anthony Abraham Jack

Getting in is only half the battle; admission is not acceptance. In The Privileged Poor, Anthony Jack reveals that the struggles of less privileged students continue long after they’ve arrived on campus. This necessary book documents how university policies and cultures can exacerbate preexisting inequalities and reveals why these policies hit some students harder than others.

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Other People's Children

Lisa Delpit

MacArthur Award–winner Lisa Delpit develops ideas about ways teachers can be better “cultural transmitters” in the classroom, where prejudice, stereotypes, and cultural assumptions can stymie education. In this analysis, Delpit suggests that many academic problems that white teachers attribute to children of color are actually the result of miscommunication as they all struggle with the imbalance of power plaguing our education system.

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Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands

Terri Morrison and Wayne A. Conaway

The most authoritative and comprehensive text of its kind, Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands, 2nd Edition is your must-have guide to proper international business protocol. With countries such as China and India taking on a more significant role in the global business landscape, you can't afford not to know the practices, customs, and philosophies of other countries.



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How to Be a Perfect Stranger

Stuart M. Matlins and Arthur J. Magida, eds.

This easy-to-read guidebook, with an "Everything You Need to Know Before You Go" checklist, helps well-meaning guests of weddings, funerals or other religious services feel comfortable, participate to the fullest extent possible and avoid violating anyone's religious principles ― while enriching their own spiritual understanding. For people of all faiths, all backgrounds.